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The Church is Not a Closet

Terminus in WA Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 7:24 PM
I assure you that the positions of Mr. Brown and the WBC are very much at odds with each other, and either would be quite adamant in asserting so. If you are so simple as to lump them together, I suspect there's little reasoning to be had with you.

There are many people today who despise conservative religious beliefs, but they are quick to say, “We don’t want to restrict your religious freedoms in any way. Just keep your beliefs in the church.” What they fail to realize is that the church is not a closet, and it is our private beliefs that fuel our public acts. Shouldn’t it be this way?

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